Category Archives: PT

Modeling the Cellular Basis of Memory

[Source:  Psych Central] Researchers at the Salk Institute have created a new model of memory that explains the cellular mechanisms responsible for retaining select memories a few hours after an event. This new paradigm enables a more complete picture of … Continue reading


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Teens More Likely to Attempt Suicide Following Concussion

[Source:  Medical News Today] New research from Canada finds that teenagers who have suffered a traumatic brain injury, such as concussion, at some point in their lives are twice as likely to be victims of school bullying or cyberbullying. They … Continue reading


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PediaStaff Professional Development Tip: Get Yourself “Out There”

Back in the day (I really do hate that expression!), the only way a less experienced therapy clinician could share his or her thoughts and ideas on therapy technique, research or anything else, was to complete a peer reviewed study … Continue reading


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Book Review: Dads of Disability

Editor’s Note:  The author of this book, Gary Dietz, is generously offering a discount on his book to all PediaStaff readers.  Please visit his blog for this exclusive offer. Book:  Dads of Disability Collected and Edited by Gary Dietz Additional … Continue reading


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PediaStaff Resume Tip: Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

Many people include too many jobs on their resumes that are irrelevant to their desired career path.  For example, while its important to show that you worked your way through college, its OK to consolidate those job experiences under your … Continue reading


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